Age of McCarthyism by Ellen Schrecker
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Age of McCarthyism
By Ellen Schrecker

The Age of McCarthyism

2nd Revised edition

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Age of McCarthyism by Ellen Schrecker

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This second edition of this text combines a comprehensive account of the history of McCarthyism from its origins in the 1930s through its escalation in the 1940s to its decline in the 1950s with compelling documents that trace the course of anti Communist furore in the US.The seco nd part of the book includes over 47 original documents congressional transcripts, FBI reports, speeches, and letters that chronicle the anti Communist crusade. The essay and selection of documents have been thoroughly updated to reflect new scholarship and recently revealed archival evidence of Soviet spying in the US.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312393199
ISBN-10: 0312393199
Format: Paperback
(207mm x 138mm x 12mm)
Pages: 350
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Ellen Schrecker

Many are the Crimes by Ellen Schrecker Many are the Crimes, Paperback (August 1999)

The McCarthy era was a bad time for freedom in America. Encompassing far more than the brief career of Senator Joseph McCarthy, it was the most widespread episode of political repression in the history of the United States. This title gives us the complete post-Cold War account of McCarthyism.

Many are the Crimes: Maccarthy by Ellen Schrecker Many are the Crimes: Maccarthy, Hardback (May 1998)

Offers an analysis of the McCarthy phenomenon, tracing the machinations of anticommunism in creating a culture of fear and suspicion.

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Author Biography - Ellen Schrecker

ELLEN SCHRECKER is Professor of History at Yeshiva University.

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